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A Human Taste for Rarity Spells Disaster for Endangered Species, Liza Gross

Gross, Liza. "A Human Taste for Rarity Spells Disaster for Endangered Species." PLOS Biology (November 28, 2006): n. pag. Journals.plos.org. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

Lines 16-26 refer to a concept known as the Allee effect. Which of the following would be an example of this phenomenon?

A

A species of wild dogs increases exponentially during the year.

B

An almost extinct species of butterflies recovers due to changing migration patterns.

C

The low population of a species of fish is reversed when the fishes’ predators are killed.

D

A species of birds experiences an extreme reduction in population due to lack of possible mates.

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